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one of the very. latest news on the week's top stories sealed with a handshake moscow and washington agree on a roadmap to eliminate chemical weapons from syria averting a no u.s. strike on the country. for conflict our teammates imprisoned for an extremist who'd been fighting on the side of the syrian opposition to find out why it won't join the civil. and we take a look at europe's drift to the right as a populist migration. which must move under the great it was once a member of the sect to play a key role in the country's government. costing
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live from moscow you're watching artie's weekly news or view on kerry. syria's chemical weapons must be removed or destroyed by the middle of next year under a deal reached by the us and russia there are six key points in the groundbreaking agreement that certainly look at what they are what the exact quantity of syria's chemical weapons will be determined and put on the international control first syria will have to submit a full list of its stockpiles within a week after that these arms can be destroyed under the chemical weapons convention international inspectors will get immediate access to weapons storage facilities to begin the destruction process if syria doesn't comply it could lead to a chapter seven u.n. security council resolution which allows for the use of force and sorties and the certain now in our reports this deal doesn't necessarily mean that the threat of a u.s. strike is no longer looming over syria. signed sealed and if delivered it could see
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syria hand over its chemical weapons stockpiles russia and the us agreed on a six point plan after a week of talks i think the main factor is the willingness of russia to take responsibility and russia taking the lead russia making some proposal this is really changing the whole figure of the whole fiona me of the of the situation the plan is seen as a last diplomatic push to prevent a military intervention into syria there can be no games no room for avoidance or anything less than full compliance by the regime in the event of noncompliance we have committed to impose measures under chapter seven within the un security council all sides including rebel groups will be responsible for the safety of international inspectors and will have to provide free access to the
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sites well of course this does not mean every time a violation is reported actions will be taken with a massively who first have to verify and review such reports because there are a lot of fabrications along these surrounding this issue and we have to be very careful most of russia is still wary of u.s. threats of course but more than welcomes the u. turn in war rhetoric from the white house obama seemed more in their brand tack at the r word and he was forced to back off on a policy that very a week ago he was committed to launch a bombing campaign and i think the russian leadership and the american people have boxed to many but some experts aren't convinced that this step by the ousted regime with u.s. and russian support will be enough he also has some american commentators appointed out leaves the way open to do to a sad what the americans did to the. office could offer after all agreed to give up
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his chemical weapons his various of the conventional weapons and then a few years later he was attacked and the rebels immediate rejection of these latest diplomatic efforts makes it clear their pursuit for foreign intervention is not over damascus now has until next weekend to provide the un with a complete list of its stockpiles if i also continues to cooperate will it be enough to push for peace without the cooperation of the rebels and their supporters and he's now a r.t. moscow on wednesday russia's president stated his case against military intervention in syria to the american people in an open letter published by the new york times but even a putin laid out the reasons saying such a move would not only be ineffective but also dangerous there is already a response being planned by one of america's high profile politicians in france has more now about what he had to say. one of the biggest parts of it was the need for
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international law that the united nations should not go the way of the league of nations it's got to be valid then he went on to speak about the poisonous gas possibly used in syria itself and the danger surrounding the way we go in and deal with that let's listen to what he wrote about that no one doubts that poison gas was used in syria but there is every reason to believe it was used not by the syrian army but by opposition forces to provoke intervention by the foreign patrons who would be siding with the fundamentalists reports that militants are preparing another attack this time against israel cannot be ignored another thing he addresses that to garner a strong reaction from many americans was what is so often heard in american political speeches it's that of the so called american exceptionalism that since america is often motivated to act based on moralistic reasons it is therefore
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exceptional greater better or separate and he points out that that is a very slippery slope and a dangerous mentality for any any nation to have it is extremely dangerous to encourage people to see themselves as exceptional whatever the motivation different but when we ask for the lord's blessings we must not forget that god created us equal media has turned out reports of senator mccain expressing a wish to pen his own editorial in russian publication probably that however a little confusion popped up because it wasn't known whether he was referencing probably the printed publication the communist party mouthpiece all through soviet times and it must be said not exactly in new york times of russian media however there is another problem. ru the news website at times very of on guard now however surprise the russian public may have been hearing this one person stepped forward
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to offer mccain a spot on television that's right a presenter with rosia television channel said he would like to offer mccain a spot on his interview show so mccain has many invitations. the syrian opposition consists of many extremist factions whose numbers include fighters who were brought on roof a national spoke to two of those foreign rebels to find out tell and why they joined opposition forces in the syrian civil war i this may look like an ordinary farewell amongst friends but the man in the long as lama coat is a suicide bomber leaving on his final journey you're going to this is his last conversation with us elder brother in a car that is supposed to take him to the loser of the central prison in aleppo syria and then explode sending him to paradise according to his beliefs these clips were found on a laptop taken from one hand seen in the food age who is now in
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a syrian prison he calls himself rausch own and says he came to syria from the former soviet republic to fight. a group called murat approached me a year ago and convinced me that muslims in syria are being oppressed and killed and that i should go and take up arms against assad for world jihad and help establish a caliphate that will extend worldwide to europe america and everywhere his necke to into syria last january through turkey in istanbul two men who said they were from al qaeda met him and accompanied him to syria where he joined a large mormon brigade run by an egyptian jihad ists my job was mainly to prepare bombs for cars the rim any people all from different countries our teachers showed us how to make bombs which ingredients to use and how exactly to cook it. one of his recent assignments was analytical prison bowman last may the man you saw in the fan well the deer was driving the car that russian prepared russian brought his
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entire family to syria including his five year old son on this video the militant shows his boy how to make a bomb they say after a father dies the song should continue the jihad i don't know what al are prepared for me but we have to finish what we started we spoke to rush on at the air force intelligence jail next to military at porting damascus in the cells. in new york. the prisoners here are mainly charged with either terrorists or spying this newly built unit can accommodate up to two hundred people and already it's almost full in the jails backyard an officer tells us not to get too close as the prisoners could be dangerous there are people here from syria yemen iraq jordan egypt and palestine but many came from europe as well. algerian with a french passport ammar has spent most of his life in france where he married
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a french woman and leave a normal life that changed after he was recruited by an islamic group with the kind of ties calling for jihad in syria. i volunteered i went to turkey in a refugee camp there i met a salafi group and i trained with them for about two and a half months and then we illegally crossed the border into syria. or says as a selfie a fundamental muslim he had to get involved with so much sunni syrian brothers suffering here i saw on al-jazeera arabic another channels the kids are also suffering or took up arms and i was ready to use them but when i came here i didn't see the enemy. in a separate building they show us the weapons including handmade bombs and green maids seized from militants these are the instruments of global jihad that chose syria as a battlefield to bring foreign fighters and violence this prison may be full but
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beyond the walls many men with many causes remain free to continue their fight. notion r t damascus syria or marry for national is one of the few international correspondents reporting from the front line of the syrian conflict she's witnessed fighting in the ancient christian village of mandala which has become a battlefield for the syrian army and the opposition you can follow her on twitter to keep track of developments. on. the norway has elected a new parliament with a center right coalition winning a landslide victory over the ruling labor party the conservatives who are now form a new government along with the anti migration progress party the populist group once had among its members the mass murder anders breivik and massacred seventy seven people in terrorist attacks two years ago. the way is just the latest state
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join a european wide leading to the right what is this the careful of possible. two years ago norway suffered the worst massacre since world war two a brutal assault unleashed against a summer camp for young people claiming seventy seven lives the perpetrator was extreme rightist anders breivik who claimed to have political motivation for his atrocities at his trial he said he wanted to punish the ruling labor party for its liberal immigration policies and to start a so-called conservative revolution he was a member of the progress party in his youth before he lost faith in it and in democracy and adopted the radical and muslim views that underpinned his act of terror the anti immigration progress party saw support crumble in the aftermath of the attack but as norwegians headed to the polls monday for the first parliamentary election since the tragedy the tables appeared to have turned and the progress party is poised to enter government for the first time the party has since softened
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its radical image and tried to distance itself from braving it it's campaigned for tougher immigration and asylum policies and wants to reduce the number of immigrants from outside the e.u. in the face of economic uncertainty and voters in some european countries have rallied behind a far right nationalist ideas a few of the parties that have emerged have grown more popular others much less so or not at all well since the financial crisis several e.u. countries including major european economies have seen a substantial rise of populist radical right electoral support let's take a closer look now in one of the biggest economies france after years of electoral decline marine le pen led the country's national front to its best ever results in the election of two thousand and twelve now some have claimed that xena phobia is still one of the country's party's trademarks although she has tried to soften the party's image since the more radical program of the one nine hundred ninety s. well belong to austria the freedom party of austria has focused on anti immigration
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anti islam and euro skeptic issues is even called for a withdrawal from the euro zone. and we've gone to the true finns in finland they may share populist rhetoric with other nordic parties its supporters to are opposed to the e.u. and to globe globalism now the party leader hundreds sieved the highest number of personal votes for any candidate in the party has one thousand percent of the seats in parliament while the movement for a better hungry entered parliament for the first time three years ago now the group describes itself as a radically patriotic christian party but it's described in a local pressed as neo fascist and in the far right national alliance brings together a coalition of conservatives ethno nationalists and economic liberals with fourteen seats in the legislature it's the country's fourth largest political party now at the same time some of the countries which do have notable far right parties there is a fairly even split between those that have seen an increase in support and those which
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haven't and as you can see right here support for right wing movements has gone down now in some ways the growth of right wing parties has been cyclical in europe some tend to gain power during economic downturns and fav during periods of growth but with economic stagnation continuing on the continent it remains to be seen what will happen to these political groups who seek r.t. moscow. to marine le pen the head of france's far right national front told all to his party's views. we're shifting to a new system where it's not a question of right and left anymore and actually we're not anti immigration we want to deal more seriously with massive immigration and we're not entirely we want to deal against. radicalization since the one nine hundred ninety s. with the eyes of the people by explaining more and probably in a better way what we were actually fighting for our days the polls indicate that we
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would be leading in the u.p.a. elections the next european parliament elections before the elections we will have local elections as will we will probably make very good. numbers and figures. well coming up later in the program a debate on academic freedom the professor at a leading u.s. universities signed off to criticizing the n.s.a.'s methadone for its. new york london. the whole world is. the true hero of the original one a further one down the end of it to hang up the cord that building at the end of the street another one a more transparent society gets the money or the proper tears become we see military and state and police forces mobilized against people who blend into the
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city in hobbit the city the more people trust electronic devices the more defenseless they are the fear that has a thousand i. choose your language. we can we know if. someone. chooses to use the consensus you can. choose the opinions that immigrate to. choose the stories that impact your life choose me access to. combatting now a leading american university johns hopkins has ordered one of its professors to take down
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a bloke post criticising the national security agency professor of cryptography matthew green voiced his concerns over the methods the agency uses to defeat encryption the official that who ordered the removal of the posts later apologized for the incident of the receiving about russian complaints on t. spoke to professor green who told us what was behind his message but we learned is that the n.s.a. has a hard time breaking crips and so what they've done is they've actually tried to take the products that that perform and corruption and make them worse make the weaker so that it's easier for them to break that encryption the n.s.a. is is willing to make us if you're a little bit weaker because remember it's not just you know non us citizens who are using these products it's americans too and they're willing to you know in a sense put our credibility on the line our tire industry on the line in order to access that communications of whoever it is they want to listen to we have a big debate ahead of us how much spying i mean there is there's a range anywhere from zero percent spying to one hundred percent spying i think we
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have to figure out what the right balance is i think what we're learning is that the american public is not comfortable with what we're learning about that. i mean modern britain that university students are having most of the electronic life monitored that's causing all the privacy concerns but also sparking a debate about how the collected data could actually be used forty's or smith or has a story. remember the film minority report it's the one where tom cruise has the car in the future and uses paths in the day to stop crimes before they happen while the fictional feature is now universities are our allies in the electronic trail of students how often they use the library what books they guess out even where they park their cars to create a picture of them and how they learn and they use the data in different ways the different you need for marketing courses but also to predict which students are likely to fail or dropouts and here's where it fits into nineteen eighty-four
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territory in the dystopian novel any negative thoughts is thought crime every party member has a telly screen in his or her home which the thought police use to watch them and record anything that resembles an unorthodox opinion or in a struggle now look for a university in the middle and says it's considering doing something frighteningly similar monitoring students private emails but negative comments on their university experience to see if they're at risk of quitting. students at the london school of economics are not keen on the idea. that it would be an infringement of my integrity it sounds a bit cia now i think people are the things that went on i think people are much more kind of them. to be more violated i don't think it's right it's a kill that you can say sure you wouldn't do it in denmark where i come from i think people would like that i would mom my emails and money. i mean the private
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e-mail is should have exclusive rights to the seed maize. private universities do you have a good track record for keeping dates of private but the worry here is that there's so much states and of course how it could be used ultimately the information could be used to allocate resources for example if it identifies the type of person most likely to fail universities could stop recruiting those people altogether or not waste money on trying to retain them as students start returning for a new academic year they'd better beware big brother is watching them now more please. i never thought to dot com no highlighting some of the stories lined up there on the high and raising the red on the preparations are being made to write the luxury cruise line on the costa concordia two years after it ran aground killing thirty two people find out what it will take to recover the eleven stories on our website. america's national security agency that's worrying internet
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leviathan google the division of the global network that's what its chairman eric schmidt claimed in his latest speech had to watch the dot com to examine his theory that the web could become far from. vote for moscow's my own seat has ended with. no great and for a second term a city chief you sworn into office at the grounds really attended by president clinton. opposition activists alexina valmy refusing to. follow suit demanding a recount of the election was rigged. came in second and almost a third of the ballots two thousand showed up for a peaceful rally in support of your position last monday. some other news from around the world this hour a massive rescue operation is in full swing across the u.s. state of colorado deadly floods have already killed five people and left hundreds
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and accounted for thousands of been forced to evacuate from the deluge there this center bomber has signed a major emergency order for the battered state of britain federal disaster. rastafari has been grounded in historic one hundred year flood the cost of repairs estimated fifteen times the state's budget down was a forecast. the rock or at least thirty five people have been killed in the latest wave of insurgent attacks where one has claimed responsibility for the blasts which targeted commercial areas in parking lots and mostly shiite dominated cities across the country becomes less than twenty four hours after a suicide bomber attacked a funeral in new england. the country's weathering its deadliest bout of violence in hoffa decades more than four thousand deaths and simple. both here riot police have fired smoke grenades in watertown and opposition supporters in the capital phnom penh thirty thousand people took part in
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a nationwide rally to the modern independent investigation the results of july's on a major election was issue claims about it was spoiled by ford and almost just a day after the country's king gathered the leaders of rather blocs for the first time is calling on them to resolve their differences in a peaceful way. with a general election looming in germany small parties are struggling to get the public's attention the political field is dominated by the age of groups like the leftist social democrats and under the merkel's christian democratic union but as it's all over now reports candidates for some smaller parties are making inroads in rural areas as they look to force their way on to the national stage. on the campaign trail hoping to strike a chord. and official telling us we convince that we have to get a say and
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a higher level and we end up having to pay for the big decisions so we want to be part of the process. free voters are a grassroots political organization they are opposed to the major german parties they claim look out for the interests of big business over those votes is we don't have the big money the other parties have so for commercials for leaflets etc we mostly paid ourselves the candidates pay it because we cannot raise so much funds. also because we don't tolerate lobbyists and most of their support comes from rural areas where people feel ignored by the bureaucracy in berlin the party has its eye counted on influencing decisions far beyond the very a though they want to see struggling eurozone countries be able to reissue their own currencies to help tackle inflation as well as end bailouts to home loan this bank is still its bailout by the state we don't want this any longer we don't want
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banks to be bailed out by the taxpayer small parties like this one are unlikely to cause too much concern for chancellor angela merkel however three voters are convinced that they can draw support from those who've become disillusioned with the more stablished political parties. in big parties this is flow from top to bottom and that with these guys everyone can bring their ideas to the table and each person's opinion counts yet getting in from fifty heads at us the i think small parties that are not spoiled yet are very important we need different points of view out there more you get on line about these small parties are not playing the game if they can get into a coalition me they can have a real influence people. in the two thousand and eight vary in state elections for you votes is picked up just over ten percent of the vote this time they aiming to go further the others they have a lot of money so we have the members and we have the spirit how much the spirit
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converts into votes we'll find out on september the twenty second when germans go to the polls peter all of. the very. well coming up we'll look at how an age of terrorism has changed the cities we live in that's in a special report up next. david silver and president of american atheists initially had his request for a custom license plate with the word atheist on it rejected atheist written with a one as the i was deemed to be just too offensive after some pressure the new jersey motor vehicles commission caved in allowed the plate this is only logical
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because it properly spelled atheist point had already been in use i look at this two ways one if you're going to give people the freedom of choice of expression then some people are going to express themselves in an offensive way so if you're terrified of offending people then why not just give everyone a random plate with a random number and no one will be offended at all or two if you really believe in freedom of speech and expression all that then allow drivers to pick whatever they want and be responsible for themselves if someone throws a brick through their car window for having an ultra offensive license plate and if you want to express yourself or express something really offensive on your car then you better be prepared for some blowback or at least a few people spitting on your windshield but bashed my opinion. sissy's of the culmination of globalization. nowhere else in the world
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a conflict so strongly concentrated as area. cities are of the ebus and the savior bustling with possibilities yet vulnerable. those wanting to home a society ambushed the city and its daily life a. city's a defenseless against this form of terrorism. their inhabitants vulnerable. how do cities respond to this threat. and how does fit change our open lifestyle.

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